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Things that annoy you...
Posted By Karl Childers
I've thought a lot about litter. More than...

I've thought a lot about litter. More than anyone should, I suppose.

It's a vile crime. Like Yoda says, it's so easy NOT to litter. But in many cases, it's also not so minor. Where I live,...
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Things that annoy you...
Posted By Karl Childers
rufnek chortles: Oh yeah, thanks for...

rufnek chortles:



Oh yeah, thanks for reminding me rufnek: A-holes who picked on me in gym class.

MAY THEY REST IN PEACE.
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Things that annoy you...
Posted By Karl Childers
Then go to jail I would. Such acts of...

Then go to jail I would. Such acts of righteous violence would provide a beneficial service to all of mankind...and maybe I would become a folk hero to the remaining 2.5% of the people in this...
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Things that annoy you...
Posted By Karl Childers
Re: Things that annoy you - the official thread

I find few things annoying, except for the following: (:)

Preachy, close-minded liberals/socialists/progressives (most of them are)

People who litter (I would literally like to beat...
Forum: Movie Reviews 11-19-09
Replies: 43
My 100 ALL-TIME FAVE Movies
Posted By Karl Childers
Good list. And well-rounded. I don't recall...

Good list. And well-rounded. I don't recall seeing one movie that I would personally consider to be crappy or overrated.

Although you might have Pan's Labyrinth, The Machinist, The Matrix,...
Forum: Movie Reviews 11-19-09
Replies: 2
Bug
Posted By Karl Childers
Bug

I just feel I need to give this movie the props it deserves. It is such a terribly underrated and obscured film.

Bug (2006) is directed by William Friedkin and based on a critically acclaimed...
Forum: Upcoming Movies & Sequels 11-10-09
Replies: 23
The Orphanage
Posted By Karl Childers
I loved this movie. Everything about it. I was...

I loved this movie. Everything about it. I was quite surprised by how it was not so much a horror film as it was a dramatic and deeply poignant quasi-fantasy. The ending brought tears to my...
Forum: Movie Reviews 10-28-09
Replies: 8
Pontypool
Posted By Karl Childers
Pontypool

This is an incredibly strange but satisfying thriller from Canada. It's not strange in its style, although there a a few offbeat and unexpected flourishes delivered in random scenes, but just a...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 09-19-09
Replies: 18
Am I the only one who likes One Hour Photo?
Posted By Karl Childers
Am I the only one who likes One Hour Photo?

I really dig this movie. I'm surprised it didn't get more love. I think about this film from time to time.

Robin Williams plays such a moving figure. So imbalanced yet not impossibly so. A...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 09-19-09
Replies: 271
Top 5 Westerns
Posted By Karl Childers
rufnek said: Hmmm, that's a good question....

rufnek said:

Hmmm, that's a good question. I'm not sure. It's not so much the contextual nature of the film since, as you said, westerns are by nature period pieces and are dated. But it's...
Replies: 1,017
Obama!!!
Posted By Karl Childers
I'll bow out of this now. Although I must make...

I'll bow out of this now. Although I must make it clear that I am outraged by Tramp's apparent attitude.

May I sum this up?: Conservatives are hateful and evil people-- especially the ones who...
Replies: 1,017
Obama!!!
Posted By Karl Childers
Well, I can't promise anything, but I'll try to...

Well, I can't promise anything, but I'll try to come back tonight and refute some of the other claims by other posters.

Right now, I have to go cook dinner for a house full of ex...
Replies: 1,017
Obama!!!
Posted By Karl Childers
Tramp, I don't get you. You asked a...

Tramp, I don't get you.

You asked a question, and I answered it honestly, rationally and accurately. There is no hatred in it. Maybe you just want to see hatred in every nook and cranny where...
Replies: 1,017
Obama!!!
Posted By Karl Childers
Why is that hard to believe? We just...

Why is that hard to believe? We just experienced eight straight years of it. George W. Bush was the most hated president of all time-- it's not even close. In fact, they made a movie of him being...
Replies: 1,017
Obama!!!
Posted By Karl Childers
In a way, I do, too. But I have to admit, I'm...

In a way, I do, too. But I have to admit, I'm not thrilled with progressive third parties. They represent the opposite of my own ideology and life philosophy.

And I know that liberals don't...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 09-18-09
Replies: 271
Top 5 Westerns
Posted By Karl Childers
Oh, I forgot this one!!!! A great little movie...

Oh, I forgot this one!!!! A great little movie no one seems to know about: Pharaoh's Army (takes place during civil war).

Also The Beguiled (an Eastwood western like no other).
Forum: General Movie Discussion 09-18-09
Replies: 271
Top 5 Westerns
Posted By Karl Childers
markf, I've seen early westerns when I was...

markf,

I've seen early westerns when I was much younger, but I can't remember the names of them. I think I saw "The Ballad of Cable Hogue" once. I liked it. The Magnificent 7 is okay, but...
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Obama!!!
Posted By Karl Childers
As much as I dislike Obama's policies (yes, he is...

As much as I dislike Obama's policies (yes, he is a Socialist) and pedigree (Chicago-style politics at its finest), his presence is actually somewhat palatable compared to that certain constituency...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 09-18-09
Replies: 271
Top 5 Westerns
Posted By Karl Childers
1. Unforgiven 2. Outlaw Josey Wales 3. Open...

1. Unforgiven
2. Outlaw Josey Wales
3. Open Range
4. Tombstone
5. Shane
Forum: General Movie Discussion 09-12-09
Replies: 298
what is the best non porn incest movie?
Posted By Karl Childers
I thought The Fly remake was the best incest...

I thought The Fly remake was the best incest movie, with Jeff Goldblum as the tortured scientist. His entire "incest politics" speech was chilling.
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Palin's exit
Posted By Karl Childers
I think Dennis Miller said it best: "I...

I think Dennis Miller said it best:

"I like Palin simply because all the right people hate her."



Yup, that sums it up for me.
Forum: Movie Reviews 08-16-09
Replies: 54
Pineapple Express
Posted By Karl Childers
Wow, I really liked this flick! I've...

Wow, I really liked this flick!

I've read some opinions (not necessarily on this website) that stated there were two main parts to this film, and that the first half was better than the...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 04-14-09
Replies: 12
The Saturday 5-Movie Marathon
Posted By Karl Childers
Re: The Saturday 5-Movie Marathon

Good lists.

How about five more:

1. The Lover
2. Prefontaine
3. Pharaoh's Army
4. Taking Sides
5. Box of Moonlight
Forum: General Movie Discussion 04-12-09
Replies: 18
The Funniest Movie made after the Year 2000
Posted By Karl Childers
Re: The Funniest Movie made after the Year 2000

1. Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story
2. Napolean Dynamite
3. Tropic Thunder
4. Kung Fu Hustle
Forum: General Movie Discussion 04-12-09
Replies: 119
Movies that could have a future cult following.
Posted By Karl Childers
Re: Movies that could have a future cult following.

Golgot brings up a bona fide point, and one I was going to mention when I clicked on the thread.

Parodies that involve original music have usually turned out to be cult hits. Like the Blues...